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1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (197 sites): Donald Trump | The Guardian: Two decades after the ‘Brooks Brothers riot’, experts fear graver election threats


As Trump stokes misinformation and armed supporters take to the streets, observers warn of vigilante violence

In late November 2000, hundreds of mostly middle-aged male protesters, dressed in off-the-peg suits and cautious ties, descended on the Miami-Dade polling headquarters in Florida. Shouting, jostling, and punching, they demanded that a recount of ballots for the presidential election be stopped.

The protesters, many of whom were paid Republican operatives, succeeded. A recount of ballots in Florida was abandoned. What became known as the Brooks Brothers riot went down in infamy, and George W Bush became president after a supreme court decision.

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1. Trump from Michael_Novakhov (197 sites)